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2217 – drone images in the northern part of Mt Athos, part two: skiti Agiou Vasilíou

On the 3th of March 2021 the anonymous photographer a drone on the pristine beach of Agiou Vasilíou, in the neighbourhood of arsanas Chilandaríou and the small island (νησί-nisi in Greek) also called Ag. Vasilíou. Wim Voogd, 18/8/2021

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2186 – the Dutch photographer Cas Oorthuys and Athos in 1957-3

The third contact print from the Cas Oorthuys files in the Dutch photo museum contains pictures of Simonos Petras and Docheiariou. He did not visit these monasteries, because photographs up close are missing. And on this contact print number 99027 I run … Continue reading

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2076 – Athos pilgrimage 2019: coloured glass

Wim, 5/10

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2044 – a visit to the Mar Saba monastery near Bethlehem

This weblog is about Athos. But every now and then I have to report something not directly related to the Holy Mountain, because of its importance or beauty. Today I will show some photos of the Greek orthodox monastery Mar … Continue reading

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1987 – another look at the interior of the cell of Maroudá

My Athos friend Jan Paul ten Bruggencate, who just cellebrated his 87th birthday this month and who will be visiting Athos again in May (respect!), has been visiting the cell of Maroudá many times. He gave me the advice to … Continue reading

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1781 – Twenty monasteries in seven days, Day 1

This is the first episode of seven of the  Athos trip Goulven Le Goff and his brother Ivonig made in May 2015. They visited all 20 monasteries in one week.  Text and photo’s by G. and I. Le Goff. This … Continue reading

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1337 – our new domain:

(photo by Bas Kamps) Because is closing down from the first of March 2013, we have been exporting our 1337 posts (with a few hundred photos!) from the last years to this weblog. Unfortunately most of the pictures have … Continue reading

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Re-opening of this Blog? Will move back to this site?

We will try to copy the content as soon as possible to this adresss!! The first picture I ever took on Mount Athos: July 1980, monks on the pier of Sografou. Wim, Jan 23th 2012

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1243 – Athos weblog is back ! (more or less…..)

Dear readers, Due to migration problems from Typepad to WordPress our weblog has been out of order for almost one month. We are sorry for that, but we couldn’t do anything about it. And problems are not over yet: most … Continue reading

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36 – De spietser

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